|washed but wet.
Jan 14, 2013
Hi dear doc,i had a question .if a cloth got significant or large amount of blood mark or semen mark,than after the cloth being washed and putted on the line to dry,from the line before it dry the cloth will be wet a bit,n if there is same old blood mark remain,can anybody will infect from that cloth? Help me doctor to teach our local people how to fight against hiv. Thank you.
| Response from Ms. Southall
Hi HIV dies once it is outside of the body. There is no chance that after what the towel went through, being washed and dried that HIV was alive and well! There is no risk of HIV transmission in this scenario!
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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